Marykkundoru Kunjaadu

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Marykkundoru Kunjaadu
Marykkundoru Kunjaadu theatrical poster
Directed by Shafi
Produced by Vaishakh Movies and Ansil James
Written by Benny P Nayarambalam
Starring Dileep
Biju Menon
Vinaya Prasad
Jagathy Sreekumar
Music by Songs:
Background Score:
Cinematography Shamdat
Edited by Manoj Bhai
Sangeeth Kollam
Distributed by Vysakh Cinemas & PJ Entertainments
Release date
  • 25 December 2010 (2010-12-25)
Running time
150 minutes
Country India
Language Malayalam
Budget 3.5 crore (US$520,000)[1]
Box office 140 million (US$2.1 million)[2]

Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (Mary has a little lamb) is a 2010 Malayalam comedy film directed by Shafi, starring Dileep, Bhavana and Biju Menon in the lead roles. The film was released on 25 December 2010 which went on to become a blockbuster completing 150 days and eventually became the third highest grossing Malayalam film of 2010.[citation needed]

A sequel for the movie is announced.[citation needed]


The story takes place in a remote village where the majority of the people are Christians. Solomon (Dileep), the son of GeeVarghese sexton (Vijayaraghavan), a simple soul who is quiet in nature and fears virtually everything around, thus earning the nickname Kunjaadu (little lamb). His mother, Mary (Vinaya Prasad),was Ittichan's (Innocent) (a rich landlord) crush. He named his daughter Mary (Bhavana) after Solomon's mother. He wanted Solomon to love his daughter dearly and then he would marry her to some other person so that he gets to know the pain that he felt when he lost his lover. He promises the church that he will give another cross made out of gold to the church if Solomon marries some other girl but if he wants to marry his daughter then Solomon must give a cross to church. Mary (Bhavana) has been in love with Solomon right from their childhood days. Meanwhile, a man (Biju Menon) with rugged looks comes to Solomon's house and Solomon, who is overjoyed at getting some fearless company, gets the man accepted by his whole family under the guise that he is his long-lost brother Jose. He does so much for the family and gets involved in agriculture and develops the families living. Later, Solomon finds that there is more to his so-called brother than he thought initially,where he has killed a girl and was imprisoned for 7 years. Finally he finds that Jose has stolen the cross and hid it in Solomon's land 7 years ago and came again to take it. Solomon warns his family that even if is their brother, he should be watched or else he'll burn down the house. Their parents don't take it seriouly but later when the family is away, Jose burns the house down and everyone thinks it is Solomon who did it. Solomon later finds out that Jose's old friend who also wants the golden cross was the one who killed the girl, who was Jose's wife. A fight occurs between Solomon and both the thieves. Jose's friend get smashed down and rings the church bell telling that he got cross and saves Jose by telling that he was the one who help him capture the thief, and because Solomon always considered him as a brother. everyone becomes happy and Ittichan gives his daughter's hand to Solomon.


Marykkundoru Kunjaadu
Soundtrack album by Berny-Ignatius
Released 20 December 2010 (2010-12-20)
Recorded 2010
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 20:75
Label Satyam Music Through Matrubhumi Music
Producer Vyshaka Rajan

The soundtrack of the film was released on 20 December 2010. It had music scored by composers Berny-Ignatius". Lyrics were provided by Anil Panachooran. There was no special launch for the audio release and the music were given straight through the audio sellers.

All lyrics written by Anil Panachooran.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Enttadukke" Shankar Mahadevan, Rimi Tomy, Pappukutty Bhagavathar, Subbalakshmi 4:35
2. "Pancharachiri" Franco, Sithara Krishnakumar 4:33
3. "Kunjaade Kurumbanade" Madhu Balakrishnan 4:29
4. "Changathi Kuyile" Master Anuragh, Kumari Yogini V Prabhu 3:29
5. "Kunjaade" Sithara 4:29

Critical reception[edit]

The film is one of the blockbusters of 2010.[3] IMDB gave the film a 7.1 rating, which indicates high performance.[4] gave the film 2/5 stars stating that "Shafi's new film might definitely appeal to people who are on the lookout for a few nontoxic laughs. And for those who wish to see Dileep in roles that offer some substance, this is it."[5]

Box office[edit]

The film went on to become a highly successful completing 150 days and eventually became the third highest grossing Malayalam film of 2010.,[6][7]


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